by Wendy Humphris, ROHP
You've ditched the processed junk foods and started bringing healthy lunches to work. These are powerful first steps that sound simple but make a profound impact. You even saw some significant improvements in the beginning, but you've seemed to hit a plateau. So, what's going on?
That tiredness, bloating, skin rash or brain fog you've been experiencing could be the result of food intolerances. These discomforts we tend to write off as normalcy can be directly related to what you're eating, and the way to know for sure if what you’re eating is causing you trouble is to try an elimination diet.
We've all had those moments where we waited too long to eat, and we struggle through a blood sugar crash where the hanger settles in and takes over. You could feel lightheaded, shaky, and generally unwell -- so keeping your blood sugar stabilized throughout the day is a great way to have sustained energy, feel vibrant, and keep your body functioning optimally.
Have you ever struggled to lose weight when you feel like you’re doing everything right, but the scale is not budging? I have been right where you are and felt this same frustration. Sometimes we can seemingly do all of the things we think we should be doing to reach our health goals, but our metabolism is working against us. Having a healthy, functioning metabolism to regulate our bodies is a crucial piece of the puzzle.
Wendy Humphris, ROHP
I’m a holistic nutritionist and I transform health for a living.